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This recording provides us with a portrait of a man whose conducting technique contrasts fascinatingly with that of the other conductors in the "Great Conductors" series. Sir Georg Solti's rehearsal and performance of Wagner's Tannhäuser Overture…
Length
60 mins
Prog. No.
5303
An exploration of the Prometheus myth through the works of four composers, evocatively visualized by television director Christopher Swann. Ludwig van Beethoven "Die Geschöpfe des Prometheus" Franz Liszt "Prometheus" Alexander Scriabin "Promethée",…
Length
57 mins
Prog. No.
0194
Claude Debussy Trois Nocturnes Felix Mendelssohn Bartholdy Overture to "A Midsummer Night's Dream"
Length
48 mins
Prog. No.
0239
Filmed in Mannheim, Germany
Length
22 mins
Prog. No.
5238
Filmed in Schwetzingen, Germany
Length
22 mins
Prog. No.
5239
Erich Leinsdorf, the American conductor from Vienna, begann his career as Bruno Walter's and Arturo Toscanini's assistant at the Salzburg Festival, débuting with tremendous success at the New York's renowned Metropolitan Opera House at the tender age…
Length
24 mins
Prog. No.
0119
The programme is a musical celebration of the nativity, featuring many traditional carols, illustrated by pictures by the Old Masters from the National Gallery in London. With music by Handel and Vaughan Williams.
Length
46 mins
Prog. No.
3610
Length
25 mins
Prog. No.
5236
Christmas conjures up a vision of warmth and affection, and the mood of the season is recreated in this special "Music in Camera". Works by Elgar, Leoncavallo, Tchaikovsky, Johann Strauss and Humperdinck which reflect the atmosphere of this festive…
Length
55 mins
Prog. No.
5168
Leonard Bernstein based his Serenade for violin and orchestra on Plato's "Symposium". Like every work by Bernstein, the Serenade is rife with melodic and rhythmic vibrancy and originality.
Length
47 mins
Prog. No.
0144